Photography by Kristian Kruz
Kaven Brown is a multi-talented entrepreneur. An author,
photographer and producer, who has been making waves in the publishing
industry and music video circuit since the release of his first novel, Two
Face, a suspense thriller with an urban flair that delves into the world of
organized crime, merciless killers and crafty lawyers.
Behind Those BooksExecutive Producers: Mark Manderson & Elaine Watkins
Those Books” reflects the harsh and unpleasant realities of inner-cities
across the United States and sheds light on the rationale for these stories
to be told. The viewer is taken on a journey that tackles social issues that
have been brought to the forefront as a result of this art form. The urban
and hip-hop cultures have discussed this topic but it has never been given
the attention that it deserves on such a grand scale until now.
This is the first and only comprehensive documentation on film of this controversial genre, gives viewers a raw and uncensored look inside this emerging industry. The film chronicles the evolution of the gritty street tales through in-depth interviews with pioneer authors, publishers, editors, literary agents, industry insiders, activists, hip-hop artists, philosophers, professors, book clubs and vendors.
“I am a abandoned child. My mother was a whore. And the things I saw through these eyes, no child should have had to witness or experience. So am I wrong for writing about my life that I saw?” —Treasure E. Blue, author of Harlem Girl Lost
Behind Those Books is a documentary that is guaranteed to change the perception of some and challenge how others feel about tales of street life in the inner-cities.
The Urban Book Source
Behind those Books Documentary